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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 64%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 06:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 12' South, Longitude: 26° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.87 meters/second, 1572.7 km/hour, 977.3 miles/hour or 849.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.29 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 27' 08.4"977.18 miwest0° 09' 04.0"10.39 minorth977.51 mi
24 hours12° 54' 30.6"872.81 mieast3° 54' 46.0"268.94 minorth918.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeTue 3:48 AM1012 km629 miles547 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 3:48 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 3:48 AM1615 km1004 miles872 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroTue 3:48 AM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownTue 6:48 AM2294 km1426 miles1239 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrasiliaTue 3:48 AM2329 km1447 miles1258 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloTue 3:48 AM2460 km1529 miles1328 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémTue 3:48 AM2689 km1671 miles1452 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaTue 6:48 AM2695 km1675 miles1455 nmNortheast NE
FreetownTue 6:48 AM2726 km1694 miles1472 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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